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Eating Air

Pauline Melville

May 2010 | £7.99 | 480pp

A dancer, a revolutionary, a banker and an Islamic terrorist are fatally linked in this cautionary tale for our times. Narrated by the irreverent, nigh-club pianist Baron S., and moving between the seventies and the present day, between […]

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My Driver

Maggie Gee

March 2010 | £7.99 | $13.95 | 368pp

Vanessa Henman, a plucky but accident-prone white writer, flies out to Uganda for an African writers’ conference. She also means to visit her former cleaner, Ugandan Mary Tendo, now the successful Executive Housekeeper of Kampala’s Sheraton Hotel. But […]

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A River Dies of Thirst

Mahmoud Darwish

August 2009 | £10.99 | 168pp

‘A person can only be born in one place. However, he may die several times elsewhere: in the exiles and prisons, and in a homeland transformed by occupation and oppression into a nightmare. Poetry is perhaps what teaches […]

What's Really Wrong with the Middle East

What’s Really Wrong with the Middle East

Brian Whitaker

August 2009 | £10.99 | $16.95 | 384pp

The problems in the Middle East run deeper than dictatorship. Inspired by the popular uprisings that overthrew the presidents of Tunisia and Egypt, Arabs across the Middle East are demanding change. But achieving real freedom will involve more […]

A Brief Introduction to the Arabic Alphabet

A Brief Introduction to the Arabic Alphabet

John F. Healey

G. Rex Smith

March 2009 | £7.99 | $11.95 | 128pp

The Arabic alphabet has a rich history, one that is closely linked with the development of culture and society in the Middle East. In this comprehensive introduction the authors trace the origins of the Arabic alphabet back to […]

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Memoirs of a Midget

Walter de la Mare

January 2009 | £8.99 | $14.95 | 528pp

Miss M., a pretty and diminutive young woman with a passion for shells, fossils, flints, butterflies and stuffed animals, struggles to deal with her isolation from the rest of society due to her size. Forced to make her own […]

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